11 November 2014

Death of Francis Joseph Iarrobino, 1938

Today is Veteran's Day: Never forget those who have served.
Here is one that we remember today.

Navy Casualties Book

Source:  Ancestry.com, "database & images", (http://www.ancestry.com), U.S., Navy Casualties Books, 1776-1941.  Cit. Date: 18 Apr 2014.  
Name: Francis Joseph Iarrobino
Death Date: 30 Mar 1938

P2Y3 plane No. 9560, attached to the Patrol Squadron Eighteen, crashed on 30 March 1938, in the Hawaiian area, while engaged in Fleet maneuvers, resulting in the loss of the following personnel:

Lieut. Charles Edward Signer, US Navy
Aviation Cadet Francis Joseph Iarrobino, USNR

BINGHAM, John Anderson, A.M.M. 1c, USN
CULUNDSEN, Clifford Robert, R.M. 3c, USN
PANCOAST, Paul Bryan, AMM 1c, USN
WILLIAMSON, George Thomas, RM 1c, USN

1 Officer
1 Aviation Cadet
4 Enlisted Men

Francis Joseph Iarrobino had two other brothers that had distinguished military careers.

Capt. Charles Anthony Iarrobino, USN: 24 Aug 1915 - 12 Oct 2006
Capt. John Henry Iarrobino, USN: 9 Oct 1920 - 23 Jun 2000


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